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FOX
Oct 1, 2012 9:30am PDT
cool, techie-type gadgets we saw. >> he started his own company to turn science fiction into reality. >> ah! >> science nonfiction. >> starting 10, 12, 16 foot back from the screen, we can be accurate when pointing. >> john actually created technology you can in a manipulate with the use of your hands. you see in this video, gloves with sensors on fingers and backs of the palms of the hand. watch what he can do. >> moving left, moving left to right. up and down and in and out, control. >> it looks like the skyline of downtown los angeles, and he is maneuvering just using his hands and his fingers. it's just like what we see in movies like "iron man." robert downey jr. standing there, manipulating, bringing things together just with the move of his digits. >> i need the sound going -- >> gross level remote control here just with the hands. backwards. >> utilizes this technology to go through and play videos. >> how cool is it, for our show. >>> clumsy cat. [ laughter ] >> saying that sex sells. apparently that is also the case in the real estate industry in queensland, australia. here
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >>> a controversial proposed study off the coast has environmentest angry and worried. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is here where pg&e's plan is creating a lot of concern for marine mammals. >> reporter: 40-mile stretch of the ocean. from here down to south of pismo beach. beginning next month 12 days of blasting the water here, every 15 seconds with super loud sound. >> reporter: the power plant could be at risk from undersea earthquake faults. >> the state called for the study and we are committed with working with them. >> reporter: penetrate the ocean floor, echoes reveal faults but it could also hurt marine mammals. >> we will have safe protection zones. >> reporter: there will be only temporary effects on marine life but i obtained this report, there would be significant and unavoidable harm to hundreds of marine mammals. >> we have seen beachings of marine mammals around the world following large noises. >>> they say the state used better and more recent science that are better, less risky methods to explore the faults. >> you can get better, reliable data by going at it a
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >> hicklin is proof that a career in science, technology, engineering, and math can be cool. >> i think it's fun in general. the people that are the richest in this country get it from science and technology more times than not, not from necessarily playing sports or those kind of other things. those are also high-profile and good, but i would tell you that it's a lot of fun to sit in my chair and be able to help design bowling balls that 60% of the world uses, having a positive effect on not only your community but also in the world in general. >> we'll be right back. youa little healing every day. the ultimate daily lotion -- new from gold bond. trust icy hot for powerful relief. [ male announcer the icy hot patch. goes on icy to dull pain, hot to relax it away. so you're back to full speed. [ male announcer icy hot. power past pain. >>> that wraps it up for this special edition of "our world with black enterprise" on location at the 17th annual black enterprise entrepreneurs conference. be sure to visit us on the web at blackenterprise.com/ourworld. follow us on twitter. thanks for watc
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
is unpredictable. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live in brentwood where west nile is worse than it was last year. john? >> reporter: they are expected here in about 40 minutes to prepare for the fogging tonight. officials said west nile virus shows no sign of slowing. >> reporter: our camera was there as a technician found mosquitos in this pool behind a vacant house. >> the warmer weather kept west nile virus still going. we are getting reports. >> reporter: another bird testing positive today. frozen for further analysis. 66% higher than last year. and the fraction of mosquitos with the virus, four times higher. again, it is warm weather. >> they lay eggs more quickly, grow more quickly. it causes the virus to produce more quickly. >> reporter: positive mosquitos, in the eastern part of the county. two human cases, nationwide 130 dead. 3100 sick. millions infected who don't know it. the human risk is low, it is hard to prove a human vaccine effected. >> there is no way to know they will end up being exposed to west nile. >> reporter: it is up to us to protect our selves. treat
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
the early stock numbers. de me what i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. i like to score my designer shoes and handbags early. so i shop at t.j.'s. i get my favorite brands without having to wait for them to go on sale someplace else. done! fashion direct from designers. savings direct to you. t.j.maxx. to meet the needs of my growing business. but how am i going to fund it? and i have to find a way to manage my cash flow better. [ female announcer ] our wells fargo bankers are here to listen, offer guidance and provide you with options tailored to your business. we've loaned more money to small businesses than any other bank for ten years running. so come talk to us to see how we can help. wells fargo. together we
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am PDT
jose and among those, political science professors. i think mitt romney did a great job, obama looked a little off his game. i think mitt romney did a better job tonight. >> i think the winner is the president because he is the president and his opponent has to be able to say why he should be better than the incumbent and i don't think that was necessarily done tonight. >> and a debate feels 6 5% feels mitt romney won compared to 2 5% for the president. and 48% for mitt romney, compared to 2 5% for the president. >>> and fact statements you will find that on our website www.ktvu.com. >>> they will replace the death penalty with life in prison without parole. here are the -- here is the news about that. >>> and there is a dispute that happened in the city of glenn cove neighborhood. ktvu channel 2 morning news wopping wong joins us with more about the man accused of opening fire on neighbors. >> he said the sister martin he is a former marine and you can see the marine flag flying out in front of his home. the home of the toe people he shot was vallejo. i want to show you video as the
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 4:30am PDT
visit the sciences for free. it's through the end of october. people living in certain zip codes, there they are on your screen, they can enter for free this weekend. all you have to do is enter a photo id. time now is coming up on our 5:00 hour. bay area police searching for a mother on the run. how she allegedly used her daughter to commit crimes and how the child was then literally left holding the bag. >>> also san francisco police in riot gear, we're taking you live out there this morning as they clash with protesters. officers are still on scene. what is our weather like for friday. >> depends on where you are. if you're inland on the coast, it's different. you can't get much cooler by the coast. anywhere from 60s to 70s. westbound 24, this traffic here looks good as you drive to the tunnel. no problems reported here between walnut creek and oakland. the san mateo bridge looks good over to peninsula. now to 5:00, let's go back to dave and pam. >> thank you. >>> happening right now, san francisco police are standing guard over a downtown occupy camp. ktvu is live
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
regulators will make the decision by june. residents ask visit the academy of sciences for free this weekend. it's part of every friday through saturday through the end of october. you can enter for free this weekend. all you have to do is enter for proof of that. every adult can bring up to 6 kids. >> six? >> yeah, if you have six kids, head over to the academy of sciences. >>> sal, people are headed out the door now, but it's feeling friday light? >> we're hoping it is. we're hoping it's going to be a friday light. we have not had one of those in a while. today would be a good day to start. let's go out and take a look at what we have now. this is a look at northbound 280 as you get up towards highway -- it's a nice drive with no major problems. again, we have not had a lot of problems. there's a backup in some of those lanes, but that's about all. happy driving, and we'll tell you more coming up. >>> coming up next a morgan hill mom on the run. she's accused of using her young daughter in a supermarket scam. >> there's a hearing today for a suspected gang member who was shot by san franci
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> google and a group of publishers announced a settlement over diggal copyrights. they scanned -- digital cop rights. they said it -- copyrights. they said they will get to choose which books are included. >>> san francisco authorities apprehended a man who jumped bail after a guilty verdict in a scam. jay shah disappeared last month and was arrested yesterday. he is one of five charged with draining the equity out of three condos by creating flaweddially ownership -- fraudulent ownership documents. >>> it is called called the greed bus. why it rolled into the bay area and who it is targeting in the election. >> and a link between three cups of coffee or more a day and a condition that could effect your eyes. ñçbÑ >>> a political movement called stop the greed bus tour came to oakland today, they respect to get the greed out of politics and targeting the billionaire coke brothers. proposition 32, the measure on the ballot that would ban contributions to political candidates. >> how dare the coke brothers come into my communit
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
culinary classes to get jobs in our restaurant, computer science classes. >> reporter: city college of san francisco has till october 15 to submit an action plan aimed at turning around city college of san francisco. reporting live, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california's community college system is getting a new leader. the next chancellor. he spent 16 years of chancellor. california community colleges make up the nations' largest public system. >>> joseph naso has been granted extra time to prepare for his murder trial. joseph naso is defending himself against four counts of murder in the 1970ss and 1990s. a judge granted him aquarial delay -- a trial delay after he requested it. it was set to begin in november but the judge pushed jury selection to january 14. >>> a school student is facing disciplinary action for bringing a air soft pist tool school. -- pistol to school. he threatened to hurt anyone who reported him. officials say they notified his parents and looking in to consequences. >>> the regular refs are back on the field tonight after they reached a deal yesterday to t
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
science and research, all the things that are helping america grow. i think that would be a mistake. >> just so everybody understands, we are way over our first 15 minutes. we are still on the economy. we'll come back to taxes and move on to the deficit and a lot of other things, too. >> mr. president, you are absolutely right, with regard to 97% of business is not taxed at the 30 boppers in tax rate, they are taxed at lower tax rate. but those top 3% employee half the -- those are the businesses that employ one-quarter of all the workers in america. your plan is to take that tax rate from 38% to 40%. federal income tax, federal payroll tax, state income tax, state sales tax, gasoline tax, it adds up to 50% oo what they earn. your plan is to take the tax rate on successful small businesses from 35% to 40%. the national federation of businesses has said that will cost 700,000 jobs. i don't want to cost jobs.+ my priority is jobs. what i'd do is bring down the tax rate, lower deductions and exemptions, the same idea behind bowles-simpson, by the way. get the breaks down, lower deducti
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
: almost 68% of the total registered voters will request a mail in ballot. san jose state political science profession or says campaigning know they have to reach voters sooner. >> they have to put those ads out earlier than they would have in the past. >> one of the most talked about initiatives in san jose, it would raise minimum age from 8 to $10 an hour. they say their grass roots campaign can't take any votes for granted. >> we started not just a few weeks before the early voting but we have been going at it for about 2 months now. >> reporter: backed by the silicone valley chamber of customers. these political ads are going up now. say early voting and mail in ballot make it more expensive. but waiting until the end of october is not an option. >> if you wait you have no chance of winning. >> reporter: several bat on the drop off-sites like this one will open up october 8. you can go to our website for locations. just click on web links. matt keller. >>> some same sex couples are getting a reprieve from the federal government. partners in which one is an illegal immigrant will put the
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and rescue team is hughes a helicopter and two boats looking for any science of the two men. >> san jose police investigating a brawl that led to the city's 34th home received received-- homicide of the year. when officers arrived they say they found a man with stab wounds. he was rushed to the hospital where he died. his name has not been released. the brawl reportedly involved as many as 30 people. >> police arrested a man in connection with a stabbing. a 57-year-old man was stabbed multiple times with something similar to an ice pick just after one. he was taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening join ires. officers tracked down the suspect early this morning. they say he led police on a brief car chase before being taken in to custody. investigators believe the suspect and the victim knew each a. > al media residents say they were kept awake late last night by loud mice music by a rave held miles away. >> reporter: nearly everybody we talked to was bothered by the noise and as you said they aren't even around the corner from the coliseum. it's a full two miles that way. last
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: but u.s. political science professor cook says the romney campaign has been playing the expectations game both ways. >> coming out the conventions until now. certainly for the romney campaign hasn't been positive and they made the argument, wait until the debates come around. >> reporter: cook says romney has an advantage by simply appearing on stage with a sitting president. and romney could take advantage as the debate makes it to the economy. voters will have their chance to decide with two more presidential debates to follow this month. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and you can watch that debate live right here on ktvu channel 2 this wednesday. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by a special edition of ktvu news. >>> a new analysis shows a record 23.7 million latinos will be eligible to vote in the upcoming election. that is more than 20% from 2008. the hispanic research says that the turn out is usually smaller than that of whites and african americans about 50%. that could be because eligible latino voters are younger and fewe
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
schoolers to pursue science and engineering using only digital cameras and telescopes, they studied the brightens of stars and how it varies over times. >> one of the many types when an amateur astronomer can help the scientific community more than a professional can. >>> - - >> they find out tonight if they win. >>> complaints about a notorious foreclosure process are already dropping as the nation's landmark settlement is just about to go in effect. the deals between states and the largest lenders starts tomorrow. complaints about dual tracking dropped by 50% last month. that's when banks begin foreclosure proceedings at the same time as they're working on loan modifications. that practice is restricted under this new settlement. >>> we are following development news in hayward coming up in two minutes the new detail we're uncovering about a serious shooting just moments after officers arrive. >>> this couple dedicated they're lives to feeding the homes. but now they're ready to step aside and the question is, who's going to take over their job? mother nature's cool like that. mo
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
want to see it as it moves from lax to the california science center. police warn they will close most sidewalks along the route for safety reasons. >>> new information about a san jose principal accused of not reporting allegations of sexual abuse by a teacher. the evergreen schoolteacher released notes showing a second grade student told principal that a teacher blindfolded her and put something in her mouth. now prosecutors say the principal should have reported that to the police and child protective services. the teacher allegedly molested another student three months later and was arrested. >>> 6:25. california's money problems are forcing more student tsz to go -- students to go to college out of state. uc and csu schools already pack the students from other states that pay more tuition here. they are cutting enrollment for california residents they is frustrating for those that would rather stay here in california. >> here in california tuition is going up every year every month. it's getting expensive. >> colleges in oregon, washington state, arizona, and ohio are aggressively
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
death in 20 years. our health and science editor john fowler tells us why it's an international first for an american and what it means for bay area residents. >> reporter: it happened somewhere in south contra costa county, where freeway overpasses offer ideal homes for colonies of mexican free tail bats. the species linked to this case of rabies. >> once the symptoms develop, it's universally fatal. >> after a bite or exposure to wild animal, the incubation phase is two to six months. >> reporter: health officials say the unidentified 34-year-old man was outside with friends who had found a bat, quote, flopping on the ground. one of them had the bat in a plastic bag. >> the gentleman who died of rabies went over and stuck his hand in the plastic bag and most likely was bitten. >> reporter: said to be a bay bridge contractor, he never reported the bite in march, took civilian work in iraq, and became infectious. the cdc says he flew home to contra costa county june 14th. four days later, san francisco to bangkok for two weeks vacation, had close contact with two people, flew back to
FOX
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
and self- discovery. >>> some san francisco residents can visit the california academy of sciences for free this weekend. it is all part of the neighborhood free days which is every friday through sunday through the end of october. people living in the zip codes there on your screen can enter for free this weekend. all you have to do is bring your photo i.d., each adult can bring up to six children. >>> more than 2000 soccer balls will be flying in the air at candlestick today. america scores, a local youth soccer group, will gather to try and break the guinness world record for the most soccer balls dribbled at one time. last year the st. louis chapter made history when 428 soccer players came together, but the united nations has since defeated that record with more than 2000 dribblers in the gaza strip. they will be at the stick at 1:00. >>> the petaluma little league team will enjoy a whole new adventure this afternoon. since advancing to the little league world series, the players took part in a town parade and honored by both the giants and a's. now the team will swim with dolphins at
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